South Korea's Yoon: International community should know North Korea's human rights situation better

FILE PHOTO: South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol attends a meeting between the Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, and South Korean business leaders during a Japan-Korea Business Roundtable meeting in Tokyo, Japan on March 17, 2023. PHILIP FONG/Pool via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said on Tuesday the international community should have better knowledge about North Korea's dire human rights situation.

He made the comment while speaking at a cabinet meeting, urging officials to work on informing the domestic and international communities of the North's human rights violations.

(Reporting by Soo-hyang Choi; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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